PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

The following projects were presented in the following format:

Conference Papers/Lectures

Over 31 years we have undertaken commissions and projects across across the gamut of history and heritage practise. These relate to a variety of historical themes, heritage issues and for a variety of purposes in a variety of formats. Please click on one of the thematic, regional or outcome subheadings to see the projects that we have undertaken. We like to be challenged, we like new ideas and to address methodological issues to produce results that are effective, meaningful and reach the intended audience with ease.

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2012
Politics, Passions and Policies: Experiment Farm Cottage, Parramatta and Australia's Oldest House Debate

Politics, Passions and Policies: Experiment Farm Cottage, Parramatta and Australia's Oldest House Debate



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Paper presented at: The inaugural conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Gothenburg – Re-Theorizing Heritage 2012 - Dynamics of heritage management and the ‘art’ of negotiation.

Image: Dr Wilson's house at Maidapur, 1793 showing manny design features in common with Experiment Farm cottage, Parramatta NSW. [British Library]

2011
Australia's Oldest House? The National Trust Parramatta Lecture Series.

Australia's Oldest House? The National Trust Parramatta Lecture Series.



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

I think its fair to say that all here would hope that when visiting an historic house, such as Experiment Farm Cottage that we could have confidence that its conservation had been undertaken to the standards set by ICOMOS, the International Council of Monuments and Sites.

I believe that that the general public assume that the interpretation of historic places and the stories told of them by their...

2008

In their own voice: using oral history to provide personal context to thematic studies.



Paper presented at There's a War On! Collections, sites and stories related to WWI and WWII - Museums & Galleries NSW, NSW Heritage Office and Central West Heritage Network, Albury Museum Library

2004

"Renovating Sydney - Visions of Home and the Making of Public History".



Author: Emma Dortins

Conference paper presented to the 2004 Australian Historical Association Conference in Newcastle by Emma Dortins of HAAH.

1997

Key Note Speaker: “South Sydney: A Video History of a Community”: Oral History Association of Australia (NSW), 1997.



Author: Sue Rosen

Key Note Speaker: “South Sydney: A Video History of a Community”: Oral History Association of Australia (NSW), 1997.

1995

Sue Rosen, ‘Losing Ground: European Land Use in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Catchment 1788-1870s’, Urban History and Planning Conference, Urban Research Program, ANU, 1995.



Author: Sue Rosen

Client:  Urban History and Planning Conference, Urban Research Program, ANU, 1995.

Sue Rosen, ‘Losing Ground: European Land Use in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Catchment 1788-1870s’.

1995

‘Gladesville Psychiatric Hospital: Treatment and Facilities in the Nineteenth Century’, Heritage Week Address, Hunters Hill Historical Society - Ryde Council, 1995.



Author: Sue Rosen

Gladesville Psychiatric Hospital: Treatment and Facilities in the Nineteenth Century’, Heritage Week Address, Hunters Hill Historical Society - Ryde Council, 1995.

1994

‘The Improvers’ Legacy’, The Hawkesbury: Past, Present and Future, Hawkesbury Bicentenary Conference.1994.



Author: Sue Rosen

Editor: Jocelyn Powell, Deerubbin Press, Berowra 

The Improvers’ Legacy’, The Hawkesbury: Past, Present and Future, Hawkesbury Bicentenary Conference, 1994.

Environmental Studies of the Hawkesbury-Nepean. Expert contributors discuss the impacts of Aboriginal and settler activities, bushfires, changes to flora and fauna, extractive industry, riverbank erosion, national parks, and catchment management. They provide the information and insights which the community, planners and decision-makers require if the catchment is to have any...